Founded in the year 1987, the Cascades Raptor Center is a beautiful non-profit natural center that takes care of different birds, especially Raptors. The center is open on select days for public and you can decide to take a self-guided tour or avail of their nature walks that have a guide take you around the park and explore various species. You will get to see different species of owls, vultures, eagles and more. Cascades Raptor Center also takes in injured or abandoned birds and caters to their well being.
Standing tall amongst beautiful pine trees, flower beds and meadows is the Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House that was built in 1888. Perched on a hill, the house is named after the three families who resided there and is a pristine spectacle with green facades built in Queen Anne-style Victorian architecture. Today the house is open to the public and also offers rental space for weddings, club meetings, family parties, dinners and so on. To know more about this eclectic building, opt for their tours that cater to its history, occupants and so on.
Eugene Science Center is operational with a mission of engaging and inspiring children towards learning about science and technology. The museum constantly changes and upgrades exhibits, educational programs, planetarium shows, field trips and similar activities in a safe learning environment to encourage children in discovering different sides of science. It is a non profit entity working with the help of volunteers who contribute to enrich the lives of the children and the community as a whole.
The Cascade Range region of Oregon is bestowed with the Willamette National Forest. The national forest site was established in the year 1933, and is an enthralling destination for tourists all over. It is home to an array of streams and rivers that flow along the forest, and the lovely flora and fauna further add to its scenic beauty.
Built in 1859, the Eugene Masonic Cemetery is one of the historic landmarks of Eugene. Though initially, it belonged to the Masonic Lodge No.11, later it was taken over by the Eugene Masonic Cemetery Association. The association chose to retain the word 'Masonic' so as to highlight the cemetery's history. Another highlight of this cemetery is the Hope Abbey Mausoleum; both the cemetery as well as the mausoleum is placed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Known as the largest cemetery, the Eugene Pioneer Cemetery is a cemetery that comprises of 16 acres of land and consists of almos 5000 burials. This place is filled with greenary around with trees and plants, this is an amazing place to visit for an evening walk. Also known for it's serene atmosphere this place is the best to mourn for the lost loved ones.
Starting off has a humble microbrewery in 2006, Ninkasi gained fame for its consistently good beers, that is distributed in a number of states. Some of their popular brews include the Total Domination IPA (their first) as well as the Tricerahops Double IPA. Brewery tours are conducted throughout the week, taking visitors through the brewing process. The Tasting Room, with its leafy patio is a popular place to sample their brews. A changing schedule of food trucks offers diverse options. Check website for more.